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|GOP Sen. Johnson issues subpoena to FBI for Russia probe documents|
Sen. Ron Johnson mentioned Monday he has subpoenaed FBI Director Christopher Wray to flip over documents to his committee as a part of its investigation into the origins of the “Russian collusion” probe.
The subpoena doesn’t search testimony from Wray however calls for he flip over by Aug. 20 all information relating to the “Crossfire Hurricane” investigation, and all documents given to Justice Division Inspector Normal Michael Horowitz.
The Wisconsin Republican additionally defended inspecting former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter over their dealings with Ukraine, shrugging off criticism from Democrats that Johnson is selling Russian propaganda meant to disrupt the November election.
“We didn’t goal Joe and Hunter Biden for investigation; their earlier actions had put them in the midst of it,” Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Safety and Governmental Affairs Committee, mentioned in a press release asserting the subpoena.
“Many within the media, in an ongoing try to present cowl for former Vice President Biden, proceed to repeat the mantra that there’s ‘no proof of wrongdoing or criminal activity’ associated to Hunter Biden’s place on Burisma’s board,” Johnson mentioned. “I couldn’t disagree extra.”
He additionally provided a pointed rebuke to Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), who wrote in an op-ed final week about Russian plans to intervene within the 2020 election and claimed Johnson was basing his investigation on Russian disinformation geared toward discrediting Joe Biden.
“Consider it: Congress could change into a discussion board for debunked conspiracy theories peddled by Kremlin proxies,” Blumenthal wrote within the Washington Submit.
Johnson mentioned the committees inspecting the Russia investigation are usually not “getting used to disseminate Russian disinformation.”
“As a substitute, it’s Democrats and the media which were doing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s work for him. Puppet masters within the Kremlin couldn’t be extra happy on the political division and discord that has been pushed by the resistance motion towards President Trump,” Johnson mentioned.
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